Experienced writer and fact checker, with stellar editing skills. MA graduate 2020. I write and care about the intersections of pop culture, politics, sexuality and sexual justice. Available for freelance writing, editing and fact checking so hire me, friends.
Writing and Multimedia Work
Public Seminar, New York, NY
Fact Checker, August 2019 - Present
Diplomatically coordinated between editors, writers and sources to assure all pieces were accurate and adhered to each writer's personal styling.
Created the magazine’s first fact check protocol. Rolled it out to a team of over 10 editors and 15 writers.
Back Matter, New York, NY
Editor in Chief, January 2020 - Present
Oversaw a team of 10 writers, editors, designers and marketers
Edited and reviewed Back Matter’s content acting as final approval for all published content
Acted as primary editor for 85 percent published stories, overseeing story production and editing until final release.
Lying in State: Why Presidents Life and Why Trump is Worse, by Erik Alterman
Fact Checker, November 2019 - January 2020
Checked all quotations out of a roughly 400 page working manuscript, using government and historical archives.
BTRtoday, New York, NY
Writer, Assistant Editor, January 2016 - August 2018
Wrote three features per week; gender, sexuality and pop culture focused.
Interviewed expert sources and conducted in-depth story research.
Copyedited, wrangled freelancers, posted stories and sourced/edited photos from reliable creative commons sites.
BUST Magazine, New York, NY
Editorial Intern/Blog Editor, September 2015 - January 2016
Wrote and published daily blog posts on trending pop culture and politics
Transcribed interviews, fact-checked and proofread articles for the print magazine.
My story “10 Celebrities Who Have Had Abortions And Don’t Regret It” was BUST’s top ten for 2015.
Copyediting, AP Style
Multimedia sourcing: images, illustrations, graphics
Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Docs
The New School for Social Research, New York, NY
MA, Creative Publishing and Critical Journalism
August 2018 - May 2020
Writing and editing cultural criticism
Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
BA, Gender Studies
September 2010 - May 2014
Writing-focused major, culminating in thesis “From Clarence Thomas to Anthony Weiner: Gender Identity in United States Sex Scandals”.